1. Brought forth, as an animal; brought into life; introduced by birth. "No one could be born into slavery in Mexico." (Prescott)

2. Having from birth a certain character; by or from birth; by nature; innate; as, a born liar. "A born matchmaker." Born again, regenerated; renewed; having received spiritual life. "Except a man be born again, he can not see the kingdom of God." . Born days, days since one was born; lifetime.

See: Bear.

(01 Mar 1998)